Cause No(s). _____________________________
The State of Texas § IN THE _________________________ COURT
VS. § ________________________________________ §
____________________________ § __________________ COUNTY, TEXAS
NOTICE OF APPEAL
I, _________________________________, a living man without benefit of counsel, hereinafter known as the Accused, gives notice to the court as to the intentions of the Accused to appeal the decision of this court in the above causes, if the court determines that the Accused does not deserve a New Trial.
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
I hereby certify that a true and correct copy of the forgoing has been delivered to the following party or counsel of record via certified mail, return receipt requested, hand delivery or fax on this ______ day of ________________________, 201__.
This document is filed within 10 days after the Motion for a New Trial is denied. Just another procedure required to appeal.
Original is filed with the court clerk, copy served on the prosecutor, a copy for you.
Line 1: Where you put the cause numbers of the case.
Line 2: Put either ‘Municipal’, ‘Justice of the Peace’ or County.
Line 3: Put either ‘In the City of (whatever City)”, “Precinct (whatever number)” or “(whatever county Court it is – like – At Law #11)
Line 4: Put your name in Upper and Lower Caps.
Line 5: Put whatever county the court is in – like – “Galveston”.
Line 6: Put your name in Upper and Lower Caps.
There is a space left before ‘man’ so that a woman can put a ‘wo’.
Line 7: Sign your name, below the line, print your name in Upper and Lower Caps then below that print your address.
Line 8: Put the numbered day of the Month that you serve a copy of this document to the Court Clerk.
Line 9: Put the name of the Month that you serve a copy of this document to the Court Clerk.
Line 10: Put the last number of the year that you serve a copy of this document to the Court Clerk. – like - 2013 .
Line 11: Put “Court Clerk for (Whatever Court)
Line 12: Put the street address where the Court Clerk will be served.
Line 13: Put the City, State and Zipcode where the Court Clerk will be served.
Line 14: Sign your name, print your name in Upper and Lower Caps then below that print your address.
Original goes to the clerk of the court and one copy for you to keep and have stamped by the clerk. Be sure and NOT include the instruction sheets.